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Honoring God With Our Bodies / W A Criswell


Dr. W. A. Criswell
Preached: 05-22-77

Text:1 Corinthians 6.9-20
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We welcome you who are sharing this hour on television and on radio.  This is the pastor bringing the message to young people in keeping with this beautiful and meaningful day.  It is an exposition of the last part of the sixth chapter of the first Corinthian letter:

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Solace — from one minister’s wife to others


by Hariette Petersen
Hariette blogs HERE

Living for Jesus in a broken world can be exhausting, but it’s worth it.

The battles are temporary. The personal struggles we have while trying to ignore those battles –the irritations, the rebuke, the ridicule and hatefulness — these will fade away. The minor slights, the major rejections — they’re nothing compared to the glory we’ll see someday. 

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Diminishing the creation and the Creator

Ronnie Rogers is senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Norman, Okla.

The Exalted View of God in Scripture

by Ronnie Rogers, pastor

Trinity Baptist Church
Norman, Okla.

The nature and attributes of God are seen not only in His person, but in His creation as well. We are reminded, “For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse” (Romans 1:20). The Old Testament declares the same truth in Psalm 19:1.

The heart and desire of Calvinists is to exalt, honor, and glorify God. However, Calvinism’s endeavor to exalt God by emphasizing compatibilism,[1] monergism, unconditional election, passive or active reprobation, and selective regeneration actually results in the antithesis of their desire.

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The “Sinner’s Prayer” makes another disciple

Now it's your turn to tell the world what God is doing in your church.

submitted by:
Allen Michael Rea, pastor
Dunn Memorial Baptist Church
Baxley, Ga.

The “Sinner’s Prayer” makes another disciple

A little girl walked the aisle Sunday evening with her daddy during the altar call to tell me that she said the “Sinner’s Prayer” on Thursday night. Christ died for her, as well as for all the world. She will be baptized by immersion very soon. She said a sinner’s prayer. Her father received the joy of leading her in that prayer. God is good. I am thankful to be able to say with a clear conscience from the Word of God to all sinners that Christ died for them. I am thankful to see God continue to use altar calls. I am thankful to have Traditional, Southern Baptist convictions. I am thankful for the calling to ministry. I am just plain thankful. I will stop typing now…I am just a little excited.

Why the Older Grow Wiser? For the Younger!


by Walker Moore
founder, president of AweStar Ministries

Walker Moore has for decades trained and led thousands of teens on international missions trips, thus changing their lives as disciples and changing the eternities for others who became disciples as a result.
Walker is gifted by God in preaching and leadership. Having spoken at state Baptist conventions, local associations, major churches and missions conferences across the SBC, he remains an influential voice for missions among pastors, church staff and members, and teens.
To book Walker as a speaker in your church or conference, click HERE.

ometimes I feel like I’ve been working with young people way too long. These days, I find myself in an unusual position. When I hang out with people my age, I hear them talking about retirement plans, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, moving to a warmer climate and meeting at various homes for something called “Bunko.” I’m not sure what that is, but if it has to be done outside of the church, I suspect money, dice or playing cards must be involved.

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